Current And Emerging Techniques For Hallux Rigidus

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Brent D. Haverstock, DPM, FACFAS

Final Notes

Hallux rigidus remains a complex problem that affects a seemingly larger segment of the population. The desire to maintain joint range of motion is common among individuals facing surgical intervention. Studies continue to support the role of arthrodesis with its predictable outcome but advances in procedures aimed at preserving range of motion appear to be promising.

   Dr. Haverstock is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery in the Section of Podiatric Surgery within the Department of Surgery with the University of Calgary Faculty of Medicine in Calgary, Alberta. He is the Director of the Diabetic Limb Salvage Service at the Peter Lougheed Centre, a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, and a Fellow of the American Society of Podiatric Dermatology.

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